When you obtain a Learner’s Licence, you may:
When you obtain a Learner’s Licence, you may may not carry a passenger. You are therefore also permitted to ride unaccompanied. This holds for motorcycles without sidecars.
You must carry your Learner's Licence with you whenever you are driving a motor cycle.
In many countries, it is also considered good practise to attach an L to the back of the motorcycle or on the drivers back jacket, though in South Africa that is not strictly a legal requirement
Your Learner’s Licence will be valid for 24 months from the date of issue. Once you have obtained it, you can start preparing yourself for the Practical Driver’s Licence Exam by taking driving lessons with a qualified driving instructor.
There are three rules that apply with respect to vehicle handling:
A police officer may at any time stop you on the roadside and check that everything is in order with your vehicle.